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W. Bruce Fye Center For the History of Medicine: Finland


Dr. Will visited Finland during his 1914 trip to Scandinavia.


Dr. Edvard A. Bjorkinheim, Surgeon, Finland                   

(Charles H. Mayo Friendship Gallery)




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Guide/ Contents

These links serve as your quick guide through our exhibit.  Click on a link that interests you to find more information.  To return to the first page click the top tab titled "Mayo Family Travels" or look for the Back to Start link in the Introduction on every page.

International Travels
Argentina |  Australia and New Zealand |  Austria |  Belgium |  Brazil |  Canada |  Czekoslovakia [Czech Republic] |  Cuba |  Denmark |  Ecuador |  England |  Finland |  France |  Ireland |  Italy |  Mexico |  Peru |  Scotland |  Serbia |  Spain |  Sweden

Diplomas, Memberships, and Awards
Original Medical Diplomas |   United States Army Commendations and Awards |  Awards and Memberships from United States |  Awards and Memberships from International Organizations

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Dr. William J. Mayo

Societas Medicorum Finlandiae

[Finnish Medical Society]

William J. Mayo

October 11, 1925

The society was formed in 1910 to unite themedical community, develop health care services and to foster ethical principles in the practice of medicine.  Dr. Will received this certificate upon election to honorary membership in the Society.


Dr. Charlie Mayo

Dr. Charlie did not receive any honorary memberships from Finland.